November 27, 2017 17 Comments
Without a candidate of their own, Liberal voters turned up to contribute to the Greens swing in Northcote writes Charles Richardson.
June 30, 2017 28 Comments
If you were serious about "regime change" to promote democracy in the Middle East, you would start with Saudi Arabia, not Iran.
May 17, 2017 7 Comments
France's new President is playing a delicate game of balancing between centre-left and centre-right, but seems to know what he is doing.
March 30, 2017 12 Comments
According to David Marr, Hanson "is manageable, but we are not managing her".
January 25, 2017 15 Comments
International policy realists have something important to say about Russia that is quite independent of Trump's fondness for Vladimir Putin.
January 11, 2017 2 Comments
Populist parties love to represent themselves as rule-breaking mavericks. But wherever they win office, they find themselves invariably having to work with established actors in order to get anything done.
December 23, 2016 4 Comments
It was a crowded field this year.
December 15, 2016 3 Comments
Yes, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by quite a large margin. But recounts in disputed states are not going to make the difference.
December 6, 2016 5 Comments
Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.
November 21, 2016
Nicolas Sarkozy was the most Donald Trump-like candidate for France's Republican party, but voters were having none of it.